The Cove Ridge Center Foundation and Advisory Board is a supporting group of Natural Tunnel State Park. This website is an effort by the Board to help promote the park’s programs, activities, and amenities as well as programs and events sponsored by the Board and it’s various sub-committees and councils.
The Papa Joe Smiddy Mountain Music Festival
The Papa Joe Festival will be held the Sunday of Labor Day Weekend, September 3, at 3pm at the Natural Tunnel State Park Amphitheater. Tickets are currently on sale at the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce, Addington Oil in Weber City, and the Natural Tunnel State Park Office. Tickets can also be purchased via credit card by calling the NTSP Office at 276-940-2674. Price of admission is $10 in advance and $15 if purchased the day of the Festival. Check out PJS Festival web page for more information!
About the Cove Ridge Foundation
The mission of the Cove Ridge Foundation and Advisory Board is to develop and implement programs, provide organizational structure, and financially support areas of program concentration through use of facilities located within Natural Tunnel State Park. Learn more about our programs below or read more about the foundation »
About the Cove Ridge Center
Cove Ridge Center at Natural Tunnel State Park was designed to house a variety of events. We are a popular destination for weddings, class and family reunions, retreats, training sessions, and educational programs.
We invite you to take a look around the center at our meeting rooms, lodging facilities, catering kitchen, and very popular Gazebo. Our staff at the Cove Ridge Center will be happy to answer any questions you may have before your visit .